Talawa's Croydon Introductory Writers' Group

Talawa starts its first local introductory writers' group for Black writers who are from Croydon, or who live there now. And best of all it's free to take part.

  • Have you got a story you’d like to tell?

  • Do you have new ideas you’d like to develop into a full script and get feedback on?

  • What it is

    Working with an exciting playwright within the industry, this introductory writers' group could be the place for you to take your ideas or stories to the next stage of development. 

    Weekly classes will give you the space to learn tools, unpick structure, character and dialogue and gain an understanding of the playwriting process. 

  • How to apply

    Tell us a bit about yourself? 100 words. max 

    Tell us about your writing and why you’d like to do this 10-week programme? 200 words max.  

    Send us 3 - 5 pages as an example your writing.

    Applications Close: Midnight on Friday 26th November 2021

  • When and how it takes place

    The Talawa Introductory Writers' Group runs from January 6 – March 31 2022 for 10 weeks, every Thursday evening, 6:30pm – 8:30pm (venue and format TBC closer to the time).  

    Thursday 6 January, 6:30 –8:30pm 
    Thursday 13 January, 6:30–8:30pm  
    Thursday 20 January, 6:30–8:30pm 
    Thursday 27 January, 6:30–8:30pm 
    Thursday 3 February, 6:30–8:30pm 
    Thursday 10  February, 6:30–8:30pm 
    Thursday 17 February, 6:30–8:30pm 
    Thursday 24 February, 6:30–8:30pm 
    Thursday 3 March, 6:30pm–8:30pm 
    Thursday 10 March, 6:30pm–8:30pm 

    If you have any further questions please email: scripts@talawa.com

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